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✔ 2017 Tax Rates, Thresholds and Allowance for Individuals, Companies, Trusts and Small Business Corporations (SBC) in Jamaica

You are viewing the income tax rates, thresholds and allowances for the 2017 Tax Year in Jamaica. If you are looking for an alternative tax year, please select one below.

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The following tax rates, thresholds and allowances are valid for the 2016 - 2017 Tax Year in Jamaica which is known as the 2017 Tax Year. The Tax Year runs from 1 July 2016 - 30 June 2017

Jamaica Tax Tables 2017 [Employee/Employer Taxes ∓ Contributions
$ 25.00 PAYE Income Tax Standard Rate
$ 1,000,272.00 PAYE Income Tax Standard Threshold
$ 30.00 PAYE Income Tax Additional Rate
$ 6,000,000.00 PAYE Income Tax Additional Threshold
$ 80,000.00 Over 65 Allowance
$ 80,000.00 Pensioner Allowance
$ 2.50 NIS Employee Rate
$ 1,500,000.00 NIS Employee Ceiling
$ 2.50 NIS Employer Rate
$ 37,500.00 NIS Employer Ceiling
$ 2.00 NHT Employee Rate
$ 3.00 NHT Employer Rate
$ 2.25 Education Tax Employee Rate
$ 3.50 Education Tax Employer Rate
$ 3.00 HEART Employer Rate
$ 173,328.00 HEART Employer Threshold

Employer and Employee Taxes & Contributions tables are used to calculated individual salaries, apply tax deductions and tax credits to produce a net take home pay (your income after deductions). Below is an example salary after tax deductions based on the 2016 - 2017 tax tables.

$ 127,900.00 Salary Income Tax Calculation and Salary Example

$ 127,900.00 Income Tax Calculations for 2017
Yearly%1Salary/Tax Component
$ 127,900.00100.00%Total Income
$ 124,702.5097.50%Statuatory Income
$ 2,805.812.19%Education Tax
$ 2,558.002.00%NHT
$ 3,197.502.50%NIS
$ 8,561.316.69%Total Deductions
$ 119,338.6993.31%Net Pay
$ 139,411.00109.00%Salary Package Value

1 Percentage expressed in relation to Gross Income [$ 127,900.00].

Employer Payroll Calculations

The following calculation tables illustrate the standard salary deductions in 2016 - 2017 Tax Year for an anual salary of $ 127,900.00

Employer Payroll Calculation 2017/18
$ 127,900.00 Employee Salary in 2017/18
$ 3,837.00 Employer NHT in 2017/18
$ 3,197.50 Employer NIS in 2017/18
$ 4,476.50 Employer Education Tax in 2017/18

=$ 139,411.00 Total Cost of Employee in 2017/18

Employer National Insurance Scheme (NIS) Calculation 2017/18
$ 127,900.00 Annual Salary in 2017/18
x2.5% Employer National Insurance Scheme (NIS) contribution rate in 2017/18

=$ 3,197.50 Employer National Insurance Scheme (NIS) due in 2017/18
Employer Education Tax Calculation 2017/18
$ 127,900.00 Annual Salary in 2017/18
x3.5% Employer Education Tax contribution rate in 2017/18

=$ 4,476.50 Employer Education Tax due in 2017/18

Employer National Housing Trust (NHT) Calculation 2017/18
$ 127,900.00 Annual Salary in 2017/18
x3% Employer National Housing Trust (NHT) contribution rate in 2017/18

=$ 4,476.50 Employer National Housing Trust (NHT) due in 2017/18

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